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Outline of America’s New Infrastructure Bill

Outline of America’s New Infrastructure Bill
According to a six-page document circulated Jan. 22., the Trump administration will place a major emphasis for the New Infrastructure Bill encouraging state, local, and private infrastructure investment.

The outline:

50 percent will be allocated to an “Infrastructure Incentives Initiative” to encourage state, local, and private investment in infrastructure improvements.

25 […]

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Truck Drivers 10 Most Dangerous Roads to Navigate

On average there about 36% more vehicles on the road during the holiday season
There are around 3.5 million truckers on the road at a given time
Increased traffic during the holidays is comprised of 23% passenger cars, 10% delivery fleets and 3% public transport
More than half the truck accidents were found […]

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World’s 10 Most Dangerous Roads

Video Credit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdoAFK3FD1Y
Asphalt Plus  Improving Durability of Roads.
Click links below to view Asphalt Plus Engineered Crumb Rubber Technology improving roads:

Trial One

Trial Two

Trial Three

The Rubber helps with:

Rutting resistance
Cracking resistance
Long road life cycle
Skid resistance
Durability in roads
Reduces sound
Serves as a way to recycle tires
Reduces cost
Less road maintenance

For more technical […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on World’s 10 Most Dangerous Roads

Paving Asphalt: 5 Common Mistakes

5 Common Mistakes In Asphalt Paving
Paving asphalt is a tricky job that is driven on precision and the right mix designs. Having a strong understanding and a well educated crew will help you eliminate some mistakes but mistakes are something that can tend to be unavoidable. The best thing is to learn from mistakes, constantly […]

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Things To Consider If You Pave In The Cold

Too Cold To Pave?

With all the factors that go into laying a quality asphalt, the outside temperature is one of the more important. With the colder the weather, the less time you will have to compact the mix since it will cool more quickly. If you have to pave in the cold months, there are […]

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Successful Application Using Rubberized Asphalt

I-88 Mainline Project
Asphalt Plus, LLC conducted a successful trial project on I-88 using the Dry Process and chemically engineered rubberized asphalt. We recorded the process to show just how the Dry Process of Rubberized Asphalt is just as simple as it comes. In the video below, we demonstrate the beginning, middle and end of […]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Successful Application Using Rubberized Asphalt

How Construction Jobs Are Affected By A Hurricane

In the past decades after hurricanes reap havoc on the US, construction jobs grow faster than the national average. Following a hurricane requires the reconstruction of roads, buildings and homes allowing for a major increase in construction activity.

In 2005 after hurricane Katrina, Louisiana experienced an increase in construction jobs gaining around 7,800 jobs in […]

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US Drivers Still Setting Records

Since June, miles driven by US drivers increased 1.2% compared to this time last year. Also, since last year the amount of miles traveled increase by 1.6% up to 1.58 trillion miles so far this year.

In June motorists logged 280.9 billion miles on US roads and highways.

The record driving volumes were welcome news for […]

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18.3 Mile Long Bridge Will Dive Under Water

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge in China is said to be one of the most technically challenging projects ever. This massive 18.3 mile long bridge has a 4 mile stretch of tunnel that will run 131 feet under water in between two man made islands. This tunnel allows a gap in the bridge to let […]

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Since 2003 Highway Construction Costs Went Up 68%

In the last 13 years, key highway components like asphalt, concrete and metal went up at 107%, 61% and 45% respectively with financial support but cannot keep up with our nations growing transportation needs. construction costs

The FHWA released its latest National Highway Construction Cost Index, a quarterly estimate of the rising cost of highway […]

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